A calendar of club-sponsored mineral shows

gem shows, fossil shows, symposiums, and other events of interest to the mineralogical community

Mineral show calendar last updated: 19 August 2017

Contact mineralfest@aol.com if you would like your club's show listed - it's free !


26-27 August 2017: Canton, New York

51st Annual Show

Organized by: St. Lawrence County Rock & Mineral Club

Canton Pavilion (90 Lincoln Street)

26-27 August 2017: Concord, New Hampshire

54th Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Capital Mineral Club

Douglas N. Everett Arena (15 Loudon Road)


2-3 September 2017: Augusta, Maine

28th Annual Rockhounders Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Kennebec Rocks & Minerals Club

National Guard Armory (Western Avenue, Augusta)

9-10 September 2017: New Milford, Connecticut

67th Annual Jewelry, Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by the Danbury Mineralogical Society

New Milford High School (388 Danbury Road)

15-17 September 2017: Denver, Colorado

50th Annual Denver Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Greater Denver Area Gem & Mineral Council

Denver Mart Expo Hall (451 East 58th Avenue: I-25 at Exit 215)

15-17 September 2017: Holland, Michigan

48th Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Tulip City Gem & Mineral Club

Soccer Stop Sportsplex (5 River Hills Drive)

16-17 September 2017: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

52nd Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Central Pennsylvania Rock and Mineral Club

Zembo Shrine Center (2801 North 3rd Street)

16-17 September 2017: Poughkeepsie, New York

48th annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil Show & Sale

Organized by: Mid-Hudson Valley Gem & Mineral Society

Gold's Gym & Family Sports Complex (258 Titusville Road)

Theme: Garnet: The Gemstone

22-24 September 2017: Jacksonville, Florida

29th Annual Jacksonville Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Jacksonville Gem & Mineral Society

Morocco Shrine Auditorium (3800 St. John's Bluff Rd. S.)

23-24 September 2017: Franklin, New Jersey

61st Annual Franklin-Sterling Hill Mineral, Gem, and Jewelry Show

Organized by: Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society and the Franklin Mineral Museum

New location: Littell Community Center (formerly known as the Armory) (10 Munsonhurst Road #12)

Indoor / outdoor


6-8 October 2017: Orlando, Florida

Rock, Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Central Florida Mineral & Gem Society

Florida National Guard Armory (2809 South Fern Creek Avenue)

6-8 October 2017: Salt Lake City, Utah

2017 Annual Show

Organized by: Mineral Collectors of Utah

Trolley Square (600 South Entrance & 700 East, Salt Lake City)

7 October 2017: Autumn Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

69th semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor (rain or shine)

13-15 October 2017: Hillsboro, Oregon (Portland area)

37th Annual Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show Association

Washington County Fairplex (873 NE 34th Avenue, Hillsboro)

13-15 October 2017: Warren, Michigan (Detroit area)

73rd Annual Greater Detroit Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Show

Organized by: Michigan Mineralogical Society

Theme: The Dark Side

Macomb Community College Expo Center, South Campus (14500 East 12 Mile Road)

21-22 October 2017: Des Moines, Iowa

2017 Gem, Jewelry, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Des Moines Lapidary Society

Iowa State Fairgrounds - Paul R. Knapp Learning Center (East 33rd Street)


4-5 November 2017: Gemarama - Oaks, Pennsylvania

Gemarama 2017: 48th Annual Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show

Organized by: Tuscarora Lapidary Society

Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Hall D (100 Station Avenue, Oaks)

Theme: Agates Everywhere

4-5 November 2017: Plant City, Florida (Tampa Bay area)

58th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Tampa Bay Mineral & Science Club

Strawberry Festival Expo Hall (303 N. Lemon Street, Plant City)

4-5 November 2017: Greenwich, Connecticut

29th Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Stamford Mineralogical Society

Eastern Greenwich Civic Center (90 Harding Road)

17-19 November 2017: Columbia, South Carolina

50th Annual Gem, Mineral, & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Columbia Gem & Mineral Society

Jamil Temple (206 Jamil Road, Exit 106A off I-26)

18-19 November 2017: West Palm Beach, Florida

51st Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, Fossil & Bead Show

Organized by: Gem & Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches

Expo Center East at South Florida Fairgrounds (9067 Southern Boulevard)

18-19 November 2017: Fairfax, Virginia

26th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Northern Virginia Mineral Club

Dewberry Hall, Johnson Center, George Mason University


9-10 December 2017: Franklin, Tennessee

37th Annual Earth Treasures Show

Organized by: Mid-Tennessee Gem & Mineral Society

Williamson County Ag Expo Park (4215 Long Lane, Franklin)